FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, June 24th, 2015
U.S. OLYMPIANS ALLYSON FELIX & LASHAWN MERRITT HEADLINE NBC SPORTS GROUP’S USATF OUTDOOR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS COVERAGE THIS WEEKEND
Live Coverage Begins Fri., June 26, at 10 p.m. ET on NBCSN & Continues at 4 p.m. ET on NBC on Saturday and Sunday
Coverage Available on NBC Sports Live Extra
STAMFORD, Conn. – June 24, 2015 – NBC Sports Group presents live coverage of the USA Track & Field Outdoor Championships this weekend beginning Friday, June 26, at 10 p.m. ET on NBCSN and continuing on NBC this Saturday, June 27, and Sunday, June 28, at 4 p.m. ET. The USATF Outdoor Championships in Eugene, Ore., is the final stop of the 2015 Outdoor USATF Championship Series and will determine which athletes represent the U.S. at the 2015 World Championships in Beijing in August.
Coverage of the USATF Outdoor Championships features two-time Olympic gold medalist LaShawn Merritt competing in the men’s 400m, and four-time Olympic medalist Justin Gatlin in the men’s 200m, where he has the fastest time in the world this year.
Headlining the women’s field are a pair of four-time Olympic gold medalists – Allyson Felix and Sanya Richards-Ross – competing in the women’s 400m, three-time Olympian Lolo Jones (two Summer Games and one Winter Games) in the women’s 100m hurdles, and Olympic gold medalist and 15-time national champion Jenn Suhr in the women’s pole vault.
Tom Hammond, Ato Boldon, Craig Masback, Lewis Johnson and Todd Harris call the action from Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore.
NBC Sports Group’s schedule for the 2015 USATF Outdoor Championships (all times ET):
|Fri., June 26||10 p.m. – Midnight (LIVE)||NBCSN|
|Sat., June 27||4 p.m. – 6 p.m. (LIVE)||NBC|
|Sun., June 28||4 p.m. – 6 p.m. (LIVE)||NBC|
NBC SPORTS LIVE EXTRA
NBC Sports Live Extra — NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs — will stream coverage on NBC and NBCSN via “TV Everywhere,” giving consumers additional value to for their subscription service, and making high quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms. The NBC Sports Live Extra app is available on the iTunes App Store, Google Play, Windows Store, Roku Channel Store and Apple TV. For desktops, NBC Sports Live Extra can be accessed at NBCSports.com/liveextra.
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